[Numpy-discussion] 64 bit Windows installers for NumPy?

Ilan Schnell ischnell at enthought.com
Sat Jan 22 20:19:12 EST 2011

But if you have an Intel license, you are allows to
redistribute the MKL runtime.  This is the reason why
Enthought can distribute EPD which includes numpy,
scipy and numexpr linked against MKL.  The next EPD
7.0, will include Python 2.7.1 and numpy 1.5.1 and
be released on February 8.

- Ilan

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 6:34 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 4:26 AM, Peter
> <numpy-discussion at maubp.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
>> I see (on closer inspection) that Christoph only has 64bit SciPy for
>> the Intel MKL version of 64bit NumPy (not the plain version), which
>> is presumably what you are refering to? Is this down to some problem
>> in SciPy or NumPy (or both)? I'm not familiar with the problem.
> The main issue is that there is no easy way to get a working
> implementation of blas/lapack for windows 64 bits, nor a working,
> freely available fortran compiler.
> This is not so much a limitation of numpy/scipy, but rather one of
> lack of open source tools maturity on that platform. As Intel license
> requires developers to get a license of their tools, that's not an
> acceptable solution for the official version of numpy/scipy.
> cheers,
> David
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